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Clearing underway on Harts Pass Road 

Clearing underway on Harts Pass Road 

Work is underway to clear the rockfall from Harts Pass Road, northwest of Winthrop, District Ranger Mike Liu said late last week. Crews are breaking up and removing the large boulders that have blocked the road since last November. “They’re making good progress,” Liu said. He said the road may be open by early this...
Harts Pass Road blocked by rocks, won’t open soon, Forest Service says

Harts Pass Road blocked by rocks, won’t open soon, Forest Service says

Damaged U.S. Forest Service roads include the popular Harts Pass Road No. 5400, which is blocked by a huge boulder and rock slide and probably won’t be open until mid- to late summer, the Forest Service said this week. That means the Meadows Campground and Harts Pass trailhead won’t be accessible until the road is...
Harts Pass Road closed for the season

Harts Pass Road closed for the season

Harts Pass Road is closed for the winter, the U.S. Forest Service said Friday (Nov. 6). A rock fall the previous weekend prompted the early closure of the route, which is usually closed beginning Dec. 1 of each year. After the rock fall at Dead Horse Point, a bulldozer was used to clear a path...

Update: Sat., Aug. 15, 2015 for fires in the Methow Valley Ranger District

For the most up-to-date on these fires and ones in surrounding areas, follow our Facebook page. FROM THE U.S. FOREST SERVICE: Additional resources are arriving on the Methow Valley Ranger District to support crews who were able to contain at least three fires. District Ranger Mike Liu said he was pleased with the hard work...
Spring avalanches block popular hiking, biking trails

Spring avalanches block popular hiking, biking trails

By Ann McCreary
Spring avalanches have dumped debris across sections of two popular hiking and mountain biking trails in the North Cascades — the Cutthroat and West Fork …

Trailer access eased on Harts Pass Road

Trailer restrictions on Harts Pass Road have been changed for the spring season to allow trailers of up to 20 feet in length, regardless of the number of axles, according to the U.S. Forest Service. In the past, the Forest Service allowed only single-axle trailers, but recently changed the restriction to trailers equal to or...